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20210612 – Cannington Saturday – Winter Cup

WEST ON SOHO (Mepunga Blazer- West On Lola) showed speed from box 6 and was able to cross the field and race clear going down the back straight. The Chris Halse trained youngster was ultra impressive as she raced away for her first win at Headquarters scoring by 6 lengths over Bella Sunset in 30.20.

BAREFOOT TYCOON (Fernando Bale- Velucci) had to overcome a severe check going into the first corner before rallying to defeat his rivals and score his first win over the 600 metres. The Enzo Crudeli trained dog scored by a length over Historic Time in a PB 35.00.

FENANDO STAR (Fernando Bale- Star Recall) held up from box 1 and with Kennel mate Our Seabrook finding trouble, he was able to score by a length over Shades Of Blade in 30.06. The Chris Halse trained dog has now won 19 of 63 starts and over $140,000 in stakes.

MYRTLE MONELLI ((Helton Bale- Petunia Monelli) recorded her first win at Cannington after beginning quickly from box 7. Once she found the back down the back straight, the David Hobby trained bitch proved too good for her rivals defeating Up And About by 3 1/2 lengths in a PB 29.97.

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20210605 – Cannington Saturday – Winter Cup Heats

Box Greyhound Trainer
WISE THUNDER M. Hine
WITHERS MONELLI D. Hobby
SIR MONTY C. Halse
SUPER ZOOM JAKE D. Crudeli
SUNSET TOXIC D. Hobby
VEYRON STAR C. Halse
STOUT MONELLI D. Hobby
SUNSET SPITFIRE D. Hobby
Reserves
JACKSON COUNTY D. Crudeli
FERNANDO STAR C. Halse

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20210428 – Cannington Wednesday

EXPLODED RAVIOLI (My Redeemer- Early Shirley) jumped well and led throughout from box 2. The Colleen Pierson trained dog was placed over the 405 metres in early April before having his first start over the 380 metres. the red brindle dog defeated Wave Maker by 3 lengths in 22.15.

SERONG (Fernando Bale- Starlight Shine) finally delivered on his potential with a 1 1/4 length Maiden win over Impulse Buy in 29.95. The Paul Stuart trained dog had been well supported at his first 3 race starts where he was placed twice before working across from his wide draw and scoring.

SOUL’S GLORY (Cosmic Rumble- Sweet Spud) made quick ground out wide down the back straight after a slow get away before careering away for a 3 length win over Honey Hush in 21.98. The Graham Ellis trained dog won his Maiden two starts prior in 22.13 and looks set for a bright future.

Pictured : Counting Kuna – Sprinters Plate Winner

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20210220 – Cannington Saturday – Puppy Classic

STOUT MONELLI (Barcia Bale- Corona Monelli) came from behind the leader West On Brae to win in an exciting finish to the final of the Greyhounds WA Puppy Classic. The David Hobby trained youngster won by a head in a new PB 29.60. The win was the black dogs 8th from just 12 career starts. It was also Hobby’s 4th win in the listed classic event having won his first with All The Grooves in 1998.

SUNSET PIPER (Cosmic Rumble- Sunset Gucci) proved too classy for her rivals when after being pressured and then headed by Volute, the young bitch came back to win by 1 3/4 lengths in 30.02. The David Hobby youngster turns two years of age in July and has now won at her past two starts.

POLLY’S ARIANA (Allen Deed- Polly Bale) recorded back to back wins with a 3 3/4 length victory over Rambo’s Boy in 29.84, an equal PB. The Joe Dailly trained bitch has now won 9 times from 51 career starts.

CASUS BELLI (Bella Infrared- Benita Bale) put up a huge effort to race past the inform Barefoot Tycoon along the back straight before racing clear to win by 5 lengths in 41.83. The Jamie Marsh trained dog has recently returned from a serious hock injury and after a confidence boosting win over the 647 metres at Mandurah the previous week, he is back now to near where he was early last year.

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20210130 – Cannington Saturday – The Miata

ZACK MONELLI (Barcia Bale- Penny Monelli) recorded a head win over SA chaser Line Seeker in a thrilling finish to the Gr 3 The Miata final. The David Hobby trained star in undefeated in 3 starts now over the 715 metres. The black dog raced past the leader Wicked Rhythm going past the judge the first time and then held off Line Seeker to win by a head in 41.89. Zack Monelli broke a hock last year after finishing second behind Simon Told Helen in the Gr 1 Perth Cup. The win was Hobby’s 5th in the feature staying final.

SUNSET TOXIC (Mepunga Blazer- Sunset Jessie) led throughout in the opening heat of the Sandi’s Me Mum Memorial scoring by 2 1/4 lengths over Sir Monty and Jumbo Jet in a PB 29.57. The David Hobby trained youngster has only just turned two years of age and has now recorded 12 wins and 7 placings from 23 career starts. Hobby has won the race 4 times and also his late wife Suzanne prepared the first ever winner Corn Dolly back in 1999.

FERNANDO STAR (Fernando Bale- Star Recall) worked across from box 6 and bumped with Wise Thunder before he found the lead going into the back straight. The Chris Halse trained dog then raced away to win by 2 3/4 lengths over Wise Thunder who was having his first start in WA from Victoria. The blue dog recorded a winning time of 29.84.

Box Greyhound Trainer
SIR MONTY C. Halse
SPEED MISSILE E. Crudeli
SUNSET TOXIC D. Hobby
LE JURY MONELLI D. Hobby
WISE THUNDER M. Hine
FERNANDO STAR C. Halse
JUMBO JET S. Withers
HISTORIC TIME E. Crudeli
Reserves
STEVE MONELLI D. Hobby
THRIFT MONELLI D. Hobby

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